Monday, May 1, 2017


Mass hunger strike tests Palestinian unity

By Budour Youssef Hassan HUNGER STRIKES don’t get any easier with experience. So says the family of Palestinian prisoner Majd Ziada, who has participated in multiple...

Pope in Egypt to promote unity

CAIRO — Pope Francis began a visit to Egypt on Friday to promote “unity and fraternity” among Muslims and the embattled Christian minority that...


US and South Korea’s armored vehicles move during South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, in this April 26, 2017 file photo. — AP

S. Korea, US hold military drills despite North’s threats

SEOUL — South Korea and the United States wrapped up their annual large-scale military drills on Sunday, but continued a separate joint naval exercise...